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White House rickrolls people on Twitter

The White House “rickrolled” someone today, proving humanity may never give up, never let go of the long-running Internet prank.

Responding to an unnamed person, the official White House Twitter feed wrote: “@wiggsd Sorry to hear that. Fiscal policy is important, but can be dry sometimes. Here’s something more fun: http://t.co/ca31My7 #WHChat”

The link, of course, redirects viewers to the music video of Rick Astley’s 1987 pop hit, “Never Gonna Give You Up.”

Rickrolling is an Internet phenomenon where one is tricked into watching Astley’s video. It was popular four years ago.

Although the Oval Office is certainly the highest office to achieve a rickroll, it’s not the first. Earlier in the year, the Oregon House teamed up to rickroll the entire state.

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  • 24AheadDotCom

    Obama yet again shows his Communists leanings (Rick Astley is also a top leader in the UK’s Communist Party, according to The Sun). Obama is too much of a traitor to direct his readers to a video featuring a real patriot (with a beautifully pleasing voice I might add!):

    http://peekurl.com/v5ky22y

    • nateums

      oh c’mon… relax for a second… why do you have to even turn this into a communist thing? even commies can love a good rickroll.